Basal Ganglia Germinoma in an Adult.

Intracranial germinoma is a rare primary brain cancer, usually located within the midline and mainly affecting Asian pediatric patients. Interestingly, we report here the peculiar case of a young North-African adult patient suffering from a basal ganglia germinoma without the classical ipsilateral cerebral hemiatrophy associated with this location.

World neurosurgery. 2016 May 27 [Epub]

Clément Vialatte de Pémille, Franck Bielle, Karima Mokhtari, Esma Kerboua, Claire Alapetite, Ahmed Idbaih

Hôpitaux Universitaires La Pitié Salpêtrière-Charles Foix, Service de Neuropathologie-Escourolle, Paris, France. Electronic address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.., Hôpitaux Universitaires Pitié Salpêtrière-Charles Foix, Service de Neuropathologie, Paris, France., Hôpitaux Universitaires La Pitié Salpêtrière-Charles Foix, Service de Neuropathologie-Escourolle, Paris, France., Head and Neck Unit, Centre Pierre et Marie Curie, Alger, Algeria., Institut Curie, Service de Radiothérapie, Paris, France., AP-HP, Hôpitaux Universitaires La Pitié Salpêtriére-Charles Foix, Service de Neuropathologie-Escourolle, Paris, France.